Happy New Year and welcome back! You might still be trying to get back into “work mode” since returning from some much-needed R&R, or maybe you already are ankle-deep in the beginnings of the business the new year is bringing. But before we dive deep into 2011, we’d like to take a step back and see what topics were most important to the readers of CE News magazine in 2010. And, we’d like to give a sincere thank you for your continued support.

Organized below are the 10 most-read magazine articles online, as determined by number of pageviews (according to Google Analytics). Take a look — you might find a valuable piece of information that otherwise would have been missed!

10. West Virginia geology demands complex bridge foundations (Dec. 2009)

9. Pipe special report: Sorting through pipe materials, applications, and suppliers (Nov. 2009)

8. /article/exploring-engineering-education (June 2010)

7. The 2010 Power List: People advancing the civil engineering profession (May 2010)

6. 12th Annual CE News Salary Survey (June 2010)

5. The death spiral of testing and inspection in construction (Aug. 2010)

4. Transportation Projects Roadmap: 50 notable U.S. road, rail, port, and airport projects (Sept. 2010)

3. 2010 Best Civil Engineering Firms To Work For (Oct. 2010)

2. Top Civil Engineering Firms 2010: Recognizing firms with $100 million or more in revenue (April 2010)

1. Standing proud: The 2009 CE News Best Civil Engineering Firms To Work For (Oct. 2009)